Emma Watson's Style Transformation Is as Magical as the Harry Potter Movies Themselves

We'll always have fond memories of Emma Watson as the precocious Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, but the actress has accomplished a lot in her career since then. Emma's become a strong activist with her He For She campaign, championed eco-friendly fashion brands, modeled for big brands, and starred in other highly raved about movies like Little Women. Just like her vast portfolio of accolades, Emma's style, too, has evolved over time with her career.

Now more than ever, the star attends major red carpet events, and fashion houses such as Dior and Alexander McQueen are right there to dress her. Emma's not shy about experimenting with dress silhouettes — she's worn everything from minis to elaborate ballgowns — and she rocks pantsuits on the regular. No matter what this star puts on, she can rock the hell out of it. Take a trip down memory lane by admiring some of Emma Watson's most memorable outfits to date.

Additional reporting by Lauren Harano

Emma Watson at the 2019 Little Women NY Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2019 Little Women NY Premiere

For the Little Women premiere in New York in 2019, Emma graced the red carpet in a sleeveless Balenciaga high-low gown with velvet thigh-high boots, a black shell clutch, and Fred Leighton silver cuff earrings.

Emma Watson at the 2019 G7 Advisory Committee For Equality

Emma Watson at the 2019 G7 Advisory Committee For Equality

Emma Watson attended the first G7 Advisory Committee For Equality Between Women and Men in 2019 wearing a matching green polka-dot print blazer and pants with cheeky yellow heels.

Emma Watson at the 2018 Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Emma Watson at the 2018 Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Emma Watson stunned at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in 2018 when she wore an all-white blazer set complete with a chic sunhat and dangly earrings.

Emma Watson at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscars Afterparty

Emma Watson at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscars Afterparty

For the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty, Emma wore a vintage Ralph Lauren dress, Roger Vivier shoes, and Ana Khouri jewelry.

Emma Watson at the 2017 Photocall For The Circle

Emma Watson at the 2017 Photocall For The Circle

Emma pulled off this sheer look by Louis Vuitton in 2017 for The Circle's photocall in Paris.

Emma Watson at the 2017 Beauty and the Beast Shanghai Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2017 Beauty and the Beast Shanghai Premiere

Emma wore the most ethereal Elie Saab dress to the 2017 premiere of Beauty and the Beast in Shanghai, China.

Emma Watson at the 2017 Beauty and the Beast UK Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2017 Beauty and the Beast UK Premiere

Emma wore a fairy-tale-like Emilia Wickstead gown in 2017 to a Beauty and the Beast UK event.

Emma Watson at the 2017 Beauty and the Beast LA Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2017 Beauty and the Beast LA Premiere

The star looked incredible when she wore a black off-the-shoulder jumpsuit to the 2017 Beauty and the Beast LA event.

Emma Watson at the 2017 Elle Style Awards

Emma Watson at the 2017 Elle Style Awards

For the 2017 Elle Style Awards, Emma stunned in a celestial-inspired Dior dress.

Emma Watson at the 2017 Beauty and the Beast Press Tour

Emma Watson at the 2017 Beauty and the Beast Press Tour

Emma kicked off her Beauty and the Beast movie tour in 2017 wearing a Louis Vuitton dress and a Repossi ring.

Emma Watson at the 2016 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Emma Watson at the 2016 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

For the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in 2016, Emma wore a floral ensemble by Osman London.

Emma Watson at the 2014 British Fashion Awards

Emma Watson at the 2014 British Fashion Awards

In 2014, Emma attended the British Fashion Awards in a white Misha Nonoo jumpsuit and Dior coat. She carried an Anya Hindmarch clutch.

Emma Watson at the 2014 Christian Dior Fall/Winter Fashion Show

Emma Watson at the 2014 Christian Dior Fall/Winter Fashion Show

Emma attended the Christian Dior Fall/Winter 2014 show in a Haute Couture dress from the fashion house. She wore Dior shoes and carried a Dior clutch.

Emma Watson at the 2014 Noah UK Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2014 Noah UK Premiere

Emma arrived in Ralph Lauren to the UK premiere of Noah in 2014.

Emma Watson at the Late Show With David Letterman in 2014

Emma Watson at the Late Show With David Letterman in 2014

No one rocks a pantsuit quite like Emma. She wore this Saint Laurent iteration to the Late Show With David Letterman in 2014.

Emma Watson at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

Emma Watson at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

In 2014, Emma attended the Golden Globe Awards in a Dior Haute Couture silk crepe dress with the label's wool cigarette slacks.

Emma Watson at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

Emma Watson at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

She rocked a pair of Roger Vivier pumps.

Emma Watson at the 2013 GQ Men of the Year Awards

Emma Watson at the 2013 GQ Men of the Year Awards

Emma arrived to the GQ Men of the Year Awards in 2013 wearing Balenciaga and Sydney Evan jewelry.

Emma Watson at the 2013 This Is the End LA Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2013 This Is the End LA Premiere

Emma arrived at the LA premiere of This Is the End in 2013 wearing a Roland Mouret bustier, 3.1 Phillip Lim pants, Salvatore Ferragamo shoes, and Karma El Khalil earrings.

Emma Watson at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Emma Watson at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Emma kept it classic in a black-and-white Chanel column dress at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 2013.

Emma Watson at the 2013 Met Gala

Emma Watson at the 2013 Met Gala

For the 2013 Met Gala, Emma went the sexy route in a Prabal Gurung dress.

Emma Watson at the 2012 Special Screening of The Perks Of Being a Wallflower

Emma Watson at the 2012 Special Screening of The Perks Of Being a Wallflower

The actress doesn't always wear dresses; she started experimenting with pants on the red carpet, as seen here in 2012.

Emma Watson at the 2012 The Perks Of Being a Wallflower LA Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2012 The Perks Of Being a Wallflower LA Premiere

Emma arrived at the premiere of The Perks of Being a Wallflower in 2012 wearing a Giorgio Armani dress.

Emma Watson at the 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 NY Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 NY Premiere

Emma arrived at the NY premiere of the final Harry Potter movie in 2011 rocking a Bottega Veneta gown from the Fall 2011 collection.

Emma Watson at the 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 UK Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 UK Premiere

During the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 in 2011, Emma enchanted us with this tulle wedding gown from Oscar de la Renta.

Emma Watson at the 2011 Photocall For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Emma Watson at the 2011 Photocall For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

In 2011, Emma stunned in a Rafael Lopez minidress for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 photocall in London.

Emma Watson at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards

Emma Watson at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards

For the 2011 MTV Movie Awards, Emma wore a Marchesa dress with Brian Atwood shoes.

Emma Watson at the 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 NY Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 NY Premiere

Emma opted for a Calvin Klein charmeuse slip dress for the NY premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Emma Watson at the 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 UK Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 UK Premiere

To go with her edgy new haircut in 2010, Emma rocked a black feathered minidress by Rafael Lopez at the UK premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Emma Watson at the 2010 Met Gala

Emma Watson at the 2010 Met Gala

Emma attended the 2010 Met Gala in a one-shoulder Burberry dress.

Emma Watson at the 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince UK Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince UK Premiere

In 2009, Emma showed up to the UK premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince wearing a vintage Ossie Clark gown.

Emma Watson at the 2009 Chanel Spring/Summer Fashion Show

Emma Watson at the 2009 Chanel Spring/Summer Fashion Show

For Chanel's Spring/Summer 2009 runway show, Emma paired an all-silver look with leggings and chunky heels.

Emma Watson at the 2008 Christian Dior Spring Fashion Show

Emma Watson at the 2008 Christian Dior Spring Fashion Show

Emma attended the Christian Dior Spring '08 show in a metallic coat dress and black booties.

Emma Watson at the 2008 National Movie Awards

Emma Watson at the 2008 National Movie Awards

In 2008, Emma wore a white Alexander McQueen dress to the National Movie Awards.

Emma Watson at the Late Show With David Letterman in 2007

Emma Watson at the Late Show With David Letterman in 2007

Back in 2007, when thick black belts were popular, Emma wore one with her dress to the Late Show With David Letterman.

Emma Watson at the 2007 Raisa Gorbachev Foundation Party

Emma Watson at the 2007 Raisa Gorbachev Foundation Party

Emma arrived at the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation Party in 2007 rocking a mesmerizing black-and-gold Chanel gown.

Emma Watson at the 2005 Wedding Crashers UK Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2005 Wedding Crashers UK Premiere

In 2005, Emma went the casual route for the UK premiere of Wedding Crashers.

Emma Watson at the 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban UK Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban UK Premiere

For the 2004 UK premiere of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Emma wore a vintage dress from the 1920s she and her mom found. She wore a floral corsage to hide a rip in the gown.

Emma Watson at the 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed UK Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed UK Premiere

Emma wasn't afraid to go sheer on top with a floral shirt at the UK premiere of Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed in 2004.

Emma Watson at the 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban NY Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban NY Premiere

In 2004, Emma wore a strapless beige dress and white embellished flats to the premiere of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Emma Watson at the 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets LA Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets LA Premiere

For the premiere of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2002, Emma rocked a brown leather jacket and dress combination.

Emma Watson at the 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone NY Premiere

Emma Watson at the 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone NY Premiere

Emma channeled Peter Pan vibes in all green at the New York premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Nov. 2001.

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